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The Great Pyramid and the Great Sphinx, Egypt

Artist

Francis Frith

Date

1858

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Great Pyramid and the Great Sphinx, Egypt, Francis Frith
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Medium: Photographs | Mammoth albumen print
Size: 15 7/16 x 19 1/2 in. (39.21 x 49.53 cm) (image)21 1/4 x 28 7/8 in. (53.98 x 73.34 cm) (mount)
Creation Place: Egypt
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature and date LLC, in the negative: [Frith 1858]
Physical Description: Sphinx, partially excavated, in foreground; three figures in front of Sphinx, pack animal behind; pyramid in background
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison Fund
Accession Number: 2004.24
Artist: Francis Frith, British, 1822-1898
Role: Photographer
Nationality: British
Life Dates: British, 1822-1898
Added to Site: March 1, 2009